'Massive', 'Brilliant news' - Liverpool fans react as Trent Kone-Doherty agrees deal
Liverpool fans have reacted with unanimous excitement after 17-year-old Trent Kone-Doherty signed his first professional contract.
The winger joined the Reds from hometown club Derry County last summer and has excelled in the under-18s with 11 goals in all competitions, including a recent hattrick against Sunderland.
While he is yet to make his senior debut, he has trained with Jurgen Klopp’s first team and looks set to become one of the club’s brightest prospects.
Kone-Doherty has also been recognised internationally, featuring recently for the Republic of Ireland’s under-19s.
Renowned for his pace, dribbling, and skill, Kone-Doherty has left many Reds very excited about his new contract and what his future may hold at Anfield.
One fan heaped praise on the youngster’s technique after the first step in a potentially “great career”.
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Other fans predicted a great future for Kone-Doherty, suggesting he was destined for “the very top”.
Another fan, noticing how similar his name is to Trent Alexander-Arnold’s, dubbed him “Trent 2.0”.
Another expressed their excitement in more simple terms.
One supporter was pleased to see another talented youngster take the next step of their career at Liverpool.
One fan insisted that Kone-Doherty is the real deal.
One supporter went further than most, claiming that he could become a “legend” at the club.